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The Bent Rod

10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
+1 843-887-3437
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
“wedge salad” (2 reviews)
“flounder” (3 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub, Seafood
$$ - $$$
10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
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Reviewed yesterday

I had the Shrimp Po Boy!! It was Fabolous!! My wife had the Blackened Shrimp!1 Our Friends had Burgers and Salad!! All of the Food was GREAT!!

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 2 May 2018

What a GREAT Place!! We ate there when they First Opened and the Food and Service was Excellent!! Our third time we Brought Friends and They Said they were GLAD we Brought them!! This is one of the BEST Restaurants we have ever Eaten at!!...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were visiting a friend in McClellanville, and stopped in here for dinner. The service was great, and the food was plentiful, tasty, and inexpensive. I had the adult Mac and Cheese, and it was so good!

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop in and check it out after passing by many times in the past otw way back and forth from Pawleys to Charleston. We ordered the Poutine app first which was very good. He ordered a burger and I...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

My Dad and I were lucky to be directed to this unique and fun local joint. We weren’t expecting much when we walked in the cinderblock building on the side of hwy 17 but we’re more than pleasantly surprised. Fun little bar with premium liquors...More

Thank Mough6
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My husband and I stopped in for dinner at this cute little place! Very local, warm hospitable feel. The Jalapeno Poppers were sooooo good!. My husband got the swiss and mushroom burger, and I got the flounder sandwich. Let me say that flounder tasted like...More

1  Thank moonmarsh
eskimoadvertising, Public Relations Manager at The Bent Rod, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

It was great having the two of you dine with us recently. We are thrilled you ordered some of our favorite things on the menu! Being a family owned and operated restaurant one of our goals is to serve fresh seafood and american cuisine at...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

This local pub and diner is located directly off of HWY17. It features a full bar on one side and a diner like setting on the other complete with several tables. The menu has several seafood dishes, some of which are difficult to find even...More

Thank Anthony P
eskimoadvertising, Public Relations Manager at The Bent Rod, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

We were happy to accommodate you during your recent stop in McCellanville. It sounds like the poutine was a hit at your table! Being located right off highway 17 in McCellanville, SC where fishing is at our fingertips we pride ourselves in serving the freshest...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The bent rod is a must when you travel or making it a destination from nearby nice to know the shrimp boats are a mile away and wow I forgot Oyster Season is now. WMH

Thank teachmehowe
eskimoadvertising, Public Relations Manager at The Bent Rod, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for coming in and taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Gifts for the best costumes will be awarded. Food and Drink specials all night. Also we will be sending off on of our favorite customers as he heads off to the Coast Guard.

Thank Brett F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It's a simple place with a full bar and cool bathrooms. The food is continuing to improve and so is the service. We have been there several times since it has opened and have enjoyed the addition to the MCVL (McClellanville) every growing food scene....More

Thank Porcher K
eskimoadvertising, Public Relations Manager at The Bent Rod, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

We appreciate you taking your time to share your recent visit to The Bent Rod. It is always nice to hear when families enjoy the fresh food we prepare daily. It sounds like you've had the opportunity to enjoy some of our favorite pork ribs...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  McClellanville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-887-3437
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Located in the coastal fishing town of McClellanville, SC, The Bent Rod is a roadside seafood restaurant offering new American cuisine while drawing seafood lovers from near and far. With a varied menu made with only the freshest ingredients, The Bent Rod's expansive menu has tasty appetizers, salads and comfort fare from burgers and sandwiches to succulent local seafood specialties right off the boat. From locals and vacationers passing through to truck drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts, there is real character among the clientele that comes to enjoy a casual meal or to hang out with friends while patronizing the only full premium bar in town.
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